Management Team

Jeff T. Green
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Jeff T. Green has served as our president and chief executive officer and as a member of our board of directors since November 2009. Prior to The Trade Desk, Mr. Green founded AdECN, the world's first online advertising exchange. As chief operating officer of AdECN, he led all strategy, product and
David R. Pickles
Chief Technology Officer, Founder & Director
Dave is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of The Trade Desk, and a member of the company's Board of Directors. David R. Pickles has served as our chief technology officer since March 2010. Mr. Pickles has spent his entire career building real-time Internet delivery systems.
Jay Grant
Chief Legal Officer
Jay brings to his role as Chief Legal Officer of The Trade Desk over 20 years of legal experience with media and digital enterprises. Prior to joining The Trade Desk, he served as EVP & General Counsel of Univision Communications Inc.'s Digital and News divisions.
Blake Grayson
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer of The Trade Desk, Blake Grayson oversees the company’s overall financial activities, including controllership, tax, treasury, analysis, investor relations, facilities, and financial operations.   Prior to becoming CFO of The Trade Desk in 2019, Grayson was at
Michelle Hulst
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer at The Trade Desk, Michelle oversees all aspects of The Trade Desk’s operations, including client services, commercial enablement, technical account management, data partnerships and the company’s rapid geographic expansion.
Vina Leite
Chief People Officer
As Chief People Officer of The Trade Desk, Vina oversees all aspects of the company’s human resource strategy and operations globally. Her team is responsible for developing and managing employee programs to help nurture and grow the special culture at The Trade Desk around the world.
Tim Sims
Chief Revenue Officer
As Chief Revenue Officer of The Trade Desk, Sims drives the company’s revenue generation and new client acquisition globally. Sims manages The Trade Desk’s global business development organization as well as the inventory partnerships team to continue the company’s rapid growth, particularly in the
Bill Michels
EVP, Product & Engineering
Bill Michels is EVP, Product & Engineering at The Trade Desk, where he works on building products to drive data driven buying on the open internet. Prior to TTD he was Chief Data Officer at Foursquare and Chief Operating Officer at Factual, where he managed product, engineering, and partnerships.
Sandeep Swadia
EVP, Chief Data and Trust Officer
As The Trade Desk’s Chief Data and Trust Officer, Swadia is responsible for data strategies that will improve advertising relevance for The Trade Desk clients, while enhancing the consumer experience and improving business and consumer trust. As data-driven advertising becomes a larger segment of
Chris Toth
Chris Toth
Vice President, Investor Relations
Chris currently serves as Vice President, Investor Relations. Chris brings leadership depth in a wide array of financial management functions, including investor relations, financial planning & analysis, M&A, business valuation, and corporate development.